Bette E. Bowman

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Bette E. Bowman, 90, of Valley View, passed away Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown.

Born Sept. 6, 1927, in Hegins, she was a daughter of the late Leroy and Irene Shade Shuey.

She was a 1945 graduate of the former Hegins Township High School.

Bette was the owner of the former Carole Shop Dress Shop, Valley View.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View.

She was also a member of Tri-Valley Senior Citizens.

Her husband, Fred J. "Fritz" Bowman, passed away in 2017. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a beloved aunt who raised her, Regina "Chine" Morgan; a sister, Rita Wagner; and a brother, Charles Shuey.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda B. Adams and her husband, Forrest, Mechanicsburg, and Gail E. Pearson and her husband, Robert, Mullica Hill, N.J.; two sons, James A. Bowman and his wife, Deborah, Hamburg, and Dan M. Bowman and his wife, Debra, Valley View; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View, with the Rev. Brian Beissel officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be made in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Valley View. Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 153, Valley View, PA 17983. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at

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Published in Republican & Herald on Mar. 4, 2018